Running for County Office


An important role of the Milwaukee County Election Commission is to provide information and assistance to any person interested in running for public office in the County of Milwaukee.

 The following documents are provided to assist citizens who are considering a bid for elected office.  Interested candidates are also responsible to review Chapters 5-12 of the State Statutes governing the election process.


Please click on the following links to learn more.






Milwaukee County Clerk


Julietta Henry

Elections Director


Suzette Emmer

Elections Coordinator


Courthouse, Room 307-D

901 North Ninth Street

Milwaukee, WI 53233


Phone:  414-278-4060

FAX:       414-223-1866


Email the Election Commission 


Election Commissioners

Appointed by County Executive

Chris Abele on July 24, 2013

Nancy M. Penn, Chair

Lillian Cheesman

Rick Baas